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DeNA Has Big Quarter, Acquiree Ngmoco:( Has Layoffs

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Japanese mobile gaming giant DeNA bought mobile app developer Ngmoco last year for $400 million. Since then, the company has acquired a range of other outfits and worked to tie the San Francisco startup in with everything else it does. In general, things seem to be improving. The conglomerate just...
DeNA Has Big Quarter, Acquiree Ngmoco:( Has Layoffs

Layoffs, Hiring To Come At HP's Autonomy Unit (HPQ)

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When HP warned investors that it could sell some of its business units, the gossips immediately turned their eyes to Autonomy. But new evidence shows that HP is reorganizing Autonomy, not trying to sell it. The new head of Autonomy, Robert Youngjohns, promised to hire some 50 engineers for the...
Layoffs, Hiring To Come At HP's Autonomy Unit (HPQ)

The incredible shrinking Yahoo: Activist shareholder’s latest weapon is an infographic

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Hedge fund and activist Yahoo shareholder Third Point (which is in the middle of a proxy fight with the beleaguered Internet firm) recently set up a blog called ‘Value Yahoo’ that basically chronicles everything that is wrong with the online giant. Yahoo, which has fallen from grace after a series...
The incredible shrinking Yahoo: Activist shareholder’s latest weapon is an infographic

Yahoo Cuts 14 Percent Of Workforce; 2,000 Given Pink Slips

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Yahoo has made its massive round of layoffs official. The company just released a statement saying that 2,000 employees have been let go, or 14 percent of it total workforce. We’ve pasted the release below. “Today’s actions are an important next step toward a bold, new Yahoo! – smaller, nimbler,...
Yahoo Cuts 14 Percent Of Workforce; 2,000 Given Pink Slips
What happened to AMD?
Google completes acquisition of Motorola Mobility, CEO Sanjay Jha replaced by Dennis Woodside

Sharp begins production of 1080p display for smartphones: 443 ppi crammed into a 5-inch LCD

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Layoffs and loans may be dominating our Sharp coverage at the moment, but that just makes this type of news all the sweeter. The company has announced its LCD panel type 5 -- a 5-inch full HD (1,920 x 1,080) display packing a Retina-busting 443 ppi (just trumping LG's...
Sharp begins production of 1080p display for smartphones: 443 ppi crammed into a 5-inch LCD

Sony Confirms 10,000 Jobs To Go As Part Of ‘One Sony’ Reorganization

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So the reports have proven to be true: Sony has now officially said that it will be reducing its headcount by 10,000 people worldwide, some six percent of its workforce, as the struggling electronics giant reorganizes under new management and its new “One Sony” plan. Sony says the employee reductions...
Sony Confirms 10,000 Jobs To Go As Part Of ‘One Sony’ Reorganization

It's Official: Yahoo Lays Off 2,000 Employees

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In a move that AllThingsD.com had previously reported was coming, Yahoo said it had laid off While Yahoo has had periodic layoffs over the years, this one is its most significant and will also result in another large-scale restructuring of the management organization. This one is being pushed by new...
It's Official: Yahoo Lays Off 2,000 Employees

Yahoo's New CEO Preps Major Restructuring, Including Significant Layoffs

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According to multiple sources both inside and outside the Silicon Valley Internet giant, Yahoo’s CEO Scott Thompson is preparing a massive restructuring of the company, including layoffs that are likely to number in the thousands. Much of the change — which could be announced as soon as the end...
Yahoo's New CEO Preps Major Restructuring, Including Significant Layoffs

Nokia’s Not Connecting: Fitch Follows Moody’s, Downgrades Nokia to BB+ With A Long-Term Negative Outlook

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Financial fallout from last week’s Q1 earnings from beleaguered handset maker Nokia, which saw the company report declines in sales, profit and much else across the board: Fitch Ratings has once again downgraded the handset maker. Nokia now stands at a BB+ rating from a previous rating of BBB- for...
Nokia’s Not Connecting: Fitch Follows Moody’s, Downgrades Nokia to BB+ With A Long-Term Negative Outlook

Exclusive: Electronic Arts Set To Layoff +500 Employees

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Exclusive: I’ve confirmed from multiple sources within Electronic Arts that the company is planning to layoff 500-1,000 people as soon as this week. As of March 31 public numbers, that represents between 5%-11% of total company employees. The layoffs were originally [...]...
Exclusive: Electronic Arts Set To Layoff +500 Employees

Why You’re Paying More For Your Brand Terms On Yahoo

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Yahoo has suffered through its fair share of turmoil over the last few years: a revolving door of CEOs, significant layoffs, investor revolts, and a declining share of the search space, both paid and organic. One recent bright spot for Yahoo was their first year over year growth in search...
Why You’re Paying More For Your Brand Terms On Yahoo

Talking Windows 8, Sprint's iPhone and Much More on Tech News Today

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I stopped by Tech News Today on Wednesday to chat on a variety of tech topics. Fortunately for me, the topics were largely familiar as several were topics I had written about including layoffs at Nokia, Microsoft’s preview version of Windows 8 and the impact of the iPhone on Sprint....
Talking Windows 8, Sprint's iPhone and Much More on Tech News Today
UK retailer GAME enters administration

LIVE: Yahoo Fires Thousands (YHOO)

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Yahoo is going to fire 2,000 people today. It's part of new CEO Scott Thompson's plans to bring "real change" to the company.  We'll be covering the day live – figuring out which groups are getting culled the most, and telling stories of goodbyes and great Yahoo careers. We...
LIVE: Yahoo Fires Thousands (YHOO)

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (MSFT, FB, AAPL)

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Good morning! Here's the scoop: Apple is reportedly working on a cheaper phone. Facebook is hosting a mystery press event next week. Qualcomm gave a keynote at CES that everyone is talking about. The theme was "born mobile"; Steve Ballmer and Big Bird both appeared on stage. Web TV company...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (MSFT, FB, AAPL)

The Byte: Yahoo Starts Afresh, Nokia Layoffs, Chrome for Android 4.0

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More than half of Yahoo's board will be new. Nokia will lay off 4,000 workers and move production facilities to Asia before the end of 2012. Google's Chrome browser will come to Android 4.0 devices....
The Byte: Yahoo Starts Afresh, Nokia Layoffs, Chrome for Android 4.0

Department of Energy seizes $21 million reserve account from Fisker

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Fisker just can't catch a break. As if enduring the layoffs of three out of every four employees and the resignation of its founder wasn't unsettling enough, it's now come to light that the Department of Energy recently confiscated the company's $21 million reserve account in an attempt to...
Department of Energy seizes $21 million reserve account from Fisker

Goodbye Moto: Google Will Send Out 4,000 Motorola Pink Slips Starting Today, Cuts Will Be Across The Board

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With Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility closing in May, Google is now moving ahead on getting its new property in order. The New York Times is reporting that Google is preparing lay off 20 percent of the staff, or 4,000 jobs, and close one-third of its 94 worldwide...
Goodbye Moto: Google Will Send Out 4,000 Motorola Pink Slips Starting Today, Cuts Will Be Across The Board
EA Tempers Coming Layoffs With $1.2B In Digital Revs For The Year, Promise Of “Big Social Title”

Read Yahoo CEO’s Letter to Employees About Layoffs

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Yahoo today confirmed this morning it plans to cut 2,000 jobs, or 14% of its 14,000 work force. Here’s CEO Scott Thompson’s letter to employees: Yahoos – Today we are restructuring Yahoo! to give ourselves the opportunity to compete and win in our core business. The changes we’re announcing today...
Read Yahoo CEO’s Letter to Employees About Layoffs
More On Meebo: Price Is Around $100M, Product Team To Work On Google+ Publisher Tools, Layoffs Hit Sales
Nokia drops another 1,000 employees, Finnish plant focusing on software
Major label uses DMCA to take down Romney ad of Obama crooning
RIM may sell handset business to Facebook or Amazon

CEO Scott Thompson To Cut 50 Properties: “Yahoo Has Been Doing Way Too Much”

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CEO Scott Thompson outlined a vision today of how Yahoo can start growing as a company again. His big theme: Focus, focus, focus. “Yahoo has been doing way too much for too long and was only doing a few things really well,” Thompson said. He was speaking on the conference...
CEO Scott Thompson To Cut 50 Properties: “Yahoo Has Been Doing Way Too Much”
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Yahoo's Layoffs Tomorrow Morning of Up to 2,000 Will Only Be the First Move of a Larger Purge to Come

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According to sources close to the situation, Yahoo’s massive round of layoffs tomorrow — which is likely to impact up to 2,000 employees — is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg that will hit the storied Silicon Valley Internet giant in the company over the months to come....
Yahoo's Layoffs Tomorrow Morning of Up to 2,000 Will Only Be the First Move of a Larger Purge to Come

Newsweek Going All Digital In 2013 Due To "The Challenging Economics Of Print Publishing And Distribution"

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Newsweek, the U.S. weekly news magazine that’s been in publication since 1933, today announced it would be going all-digital beginning in early 2013. The last print version will be the December 31, 2012 edition, and the company will rename its publication “Newsweek Global” when it goes digital-only, targeted web and...
Newsweek Going All Digital In 2013 Due To "The Challenging Economics Of Print Publishing And Distribution"
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